How are health and safety offences sentenced in England and Wales?
Resource type: Practice Note
A note on the sentencing of health and safety law in England and Wales. The note considers sentencing for health and safety breaches and also sentencing for corporate manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007. It refers to the factors a court takes into consideration when sentencing and general principles of sentencing.
Siân Wall, DWF LLP (originally contributed by Pannone LLP)
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